PALOBDE

Sector :Health
Entrepreneur :Emilie Palobde Kyendrebeogo
Creation date :2018
In portfolio since :2019

Palobde is a company specializing since 2018 in the production and marketing of washable sanitary towels. In addition to meeting a hygienic need where Burkinabé teenage girls cannot afford disposable pads, Palobde promotes a local raw material (cotton) while respecting ecological standards.

A company lead by Emilie Palobde Kyendrebeogo

The initiative was led by Emilie Palobde Kyendrebeogo, also involved with the NGO Helen Keller International in Burkina Faso. Previously, she held the positions of accountant and finance administrator at IFDC Burkina Faso.

Partnership with Sinergi Burkina

Since 2019, the company has been supported by Sinergi Burkina as part of the Partnering to Accelerate Entrepreneurship (PACE) program in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The objectives of the partnership are to :

  • Carry out a market study to have a better visibility of the market
  • Realize and implementation of a communication plan
  • Company equipment to support growth (production equipment, rolling stock, office equipment)
  • Strong working capital to enable the company to build up a stock of finished products to respond quickly to orders